Presidential Election: PDP inaugurates 27 sub-committees
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday inaugurated 27 sub-committees with the mandate to work for its success in the Feb. 16 presidential election. The PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus, inaugurating the sub-committees urged leaders and members of the sub-committees to quickly start work as there was limited time to the election. Secondus urged…
We’re overwhelmed by rush to collect PVCs - INEC
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is overwhelmed by the current rush by eligible voters to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) few days to the election.
73 candidates for presidential election, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 73 candidates are contesting in the forthcoming presidential election, 1,904 in the senatorial and 4,680 in the House of Representatives, making a total of 6,657 candidates contesting for 470 seats.
Still on INEC’s guidelines and credible electoral processes
One ambitious provision in the Electoral Guidelines released by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is that which suggests: “In order to remain focused on their assignment, Collation Officers are not allowed to make or receive telephone calls during collation.”
We shall deliver credible polls, INEC assures EU
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured the international community, especially the European Union (EU), that it would deliver free, fair, and credible process in next month’s general election.
INEC releases final list of eligible candidates
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the forthcoming general elections. The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential, national and state assemblies. The final list of eligible presidential and vice presidential candidates that was released by INEC had 144 names. The Social…
INEC delists Rivers APC candidates
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list. The exclusion followed a judgement which declared the primaries held by the party in the state null and void. On January 7, a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt delivered…
Sultan of Sokoto others warn clerics against predicting election winners
Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has urged religious leaders to promote their views with caution to avoid heating up the polity ahead of the general elections.
Onnoghen: Akpabio, Kalu, Oshiomhole, Amaechi are next
Sir: Prof. Itse Sagay did not even bother to be discreet about the fact that the Presidency wanted Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen out when he announced in the fullness of all glees that “no one is above the law.”
Firm develops app to checkmate election rigging
A Kaduna based computer firm, Hephzibah Integrated Technologies Limited, has developed an application that will help in checkmate rigging and other irregularities during the 2019 general elections and beyond. Managing Director/CEO of Hephzibah Integrated Technologies Ltd, Clement O. Obomighe, disclosed this when unveiling the application at a press briefing in Kaduna. He said the application…
Idris and transitioning of Nigeria’s troubled police
To his relief and that of most Nigerians, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has finally been transitioned from Inspector-General of Police to an ordinary civilian by way of belated retirement. And as he joins other former top cops to reflect on his service years and how far he was able to shape The Nigeria Police, Idris…